The world’s first blockchain-smart phone was a slider


Swiss Sirin Labs revealed details about the smartphone Finney. Recall that it was submitted last September and was the first blockchain-a smartphone, which said to the public.

The smartphone has an unusual form factor. It has a slide out module on the rear panel with the additional screen Safe Screen designed specifically for cryptocurrency transactions. According to the manufacturer, the screen runs on a separate hardware, allowing to check and assure the parameters of the transaction before completion.

It runs on a proprietary operating system OS SIRIN, this is another fork of Android. It has a built-in “cold” wallet, service TCS (Token Conversion Service) for exchange of branded cryptocurrency SRN into tokens and multi-level security system.

The smartphone manufacturer became the Taiwanese giant Foxconn. The smartphone is equipped with a 6-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9, 12 cameras and 8 MP, fingerprint scanner, battery 3280 mAh, Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 845, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal flash memory expandable with cards up to 2 TB.

Company Sirin Labs confirmed the release of Finney on sale in November 2018 at a price of 999 U.S. dollars.